Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

throw a tantrum

throw a tantrum
Meaning(s)
1) get angry
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional MediumSocial
    • the child threw a tantrum
  • Analysis
     A tamper is a display of childish or uncontrolled anger or frustration or temper. When you throw a tantrum you behave angrily similar to a child who had lost control of their emotions. A tantrum is considered very shocking and unacceptable behaviour and has a very negative connotation.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. When I took the toy from my baby girl, she stamped her feet and screamed as she threw a tantrum.
    2. I hate it when grown men throw a tantrum. It's so childish!
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. There is no need to throw a tantrum. We will get the work finished on time.
    2. I had to call the manager onto the floor yesterday because a customer threw a tantrum when her order was incorrect.
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